Opinion

Letters: Thanks Rocklin, for ruining Lincoln

The city of Rocklin has started the construction of the new Highway 65/Whitney Ranch Parkway Interchange. Putting aside every consideration on the supplemental strain the developme ...

Another View: Business Corner: The Mission of the Vision part I

When used correctly, mission statements and visions statements are powerful business tools. These statements are often at the center of your company culture, and strategic decision ...

Another View: Leaders should be transparent in the role they played in golf course controversy

Our organization (Friends of Rocklin Open Space) appreciates much of the good work the city has performed in managing and developing the City of Rocklin. However, the manageme ...

Letters: Sneeze gently near auto toilet

I echo Mary Lambeth’s complaint about the unnecessary flushes by auto tiolets. I’ve also found that auto toilets and extremely small stalls (where you have to straddle ...

Letters: Auto flushes just wasteful

I’ve been taking a class at Sierra College. They use those auto flush toilets in the bathrooms. In previous years, I’ve had no issues with these toilets. However, in ...

Letters: Plight of libraries tied to policy

As a former member of the Placer County Library Advisory Board, I recall these same discussions. It is when the state decided to take property tax money designated for libraries in ...

Repeal Prop. 47 now

As I sit here with my morning coffee, I am very distressed to see that most articles related to local crime show that these crimes are committed by transients. So, all the garbage ...

Once in a lifetime marathon experience

The marathon – a 26.2-mile torture test of the body and senses. However, it is a race I personally think everyone should try to attempt at least once in their lives. The or ...

Another View: Rocklin should care about the future of Loomis

The frenzied construction at Rocklin’s new Commons and The Crossing portends a 21st Century shopping experience; but only one mile away lays the town of Loomis, a place where ...

Letters: Rejection of destructive project in Rocklin just the beginning

Last week's Placer Herald article by Andrew Westrope called attention to the ill-conceived large apartment complex proposed for the southeast corner of Sierra College Bpilevard ...

Another View: Saving Placer’s library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Another View: Rocklin’s youth drinking ordinance is deceptive, dishonest

I read the article and was quite surprised to discover that the City Council of Rocklin was passing a stealth tax, while placing the lives of its citizens at risk. Upon review of ...

Another View: A third open letter to Lifetouch School Portraits

Dear Lifetouch School Portraits, I wrote you two previous letters back in March of last year, and I’m not totally sure if your corporate office got them or not. The gist of ...

Letters: Los Cerros will be good for Rocklin

From time to time, proposed developments come before our city leaders, often with some criticism. The proposed Los Cerros development off Hillside Drive is one that is worthy of s ...